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Ethiopia Denies Reports About Severing Ties with Sudan

Ethiopia denies threathening Sudan over border security
Ethiopia denies media reports about FM Workneh Gebeyehu threatening Sudan to either tighten its border security control or risk severing diplomatic ties.

BY SUDAN TRIBUNE

The Ethiopian government on Wednesday denied media reports that Foreign Minister, Workneh Gebeyehu, has warned that Sudan’s failure to curb continued arms smuggling into Ethiopia through its border may lead to cutting diplomatic relations. Continue reading Ethiopia Denies Reports About Severing Ties with Sudan

Eritrea’s Assistance to Somalia Rebel Group Negligible – U.N. Report

Here we go again! The Somalia Eritrea Monitoring Group handed its final report to the media before its primary target nation, Eritrea, was given a copy.

“We had found no evidence of direct Eritrean support for al Shabaab in the last year.” – SEMG

By Reuters,

Eritrea has reduced its support for the al Shabaab militant group in Somalia under international pressure, but still violates U.N. Security Council resolutions and remains a destabilizing influence, a U.N. report says.

The U.N. Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, which investigates violations of an arms embargo on both nations, said in a report to the Council, seen by Reuters, that it had found no evidence of direct Eritrean support for al Shabaab in the last year. Continue reading Eritrea’s Assistance to Somalia Rebel Group Negligible – U.N. Report